Court takes bite out of dental assistant’s original settlement

|Canadian Employment Law Today

Hawrylyshyn v. Jabalee, 2003 CarswellOnt 3405, [2003] O.L.R.B. Rep. 423.

Christine Jabalee worked as a dental assistant at Square One Dental Centre. On Feb. 12, 2002 — the day after she came back from maternity leave — she was fired. She said it was because her employer liked her temporary replacement better. Her employer was ordered to pay her $14,805.12 because the firing contravened the

Employment Standards Act